Curriculum Development Program Manager

Washington, D.C
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 13, 2022
Full Time

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a new, first of its kind, cross-Department coordination center, working collaboratively throughout DHS to advance this critical mission set.

Under the direction of the Training Section Chief, review and enhance existing trainings and develop new trainings from content created by subject matter experts.

Trainings may be one-hour live webinars, a suite of recorded on demand video trainings, training sessions at in person conferences, and multi-day in person trainings. Trainees are primarily DHS personnel but may also be external audiences including state, local, tribal, territorial, and federal law enforcement; victim services personnel; or individuals in the position to identify human trafficking.

Implement enhancements and modifications to course content and supplementary materials to improve engagement, learning, and retention.

Coordinate subject matter expert input into training content.

Devise curriculum development SOP to ensure continuity among changing personnel and all steps required in the process including survivor input and evaluative measures.

Assist with planning the first ever DHS human trafficking symposium in August 2022.

Ensure that training milestones and goals are met while adhering to approved training budget.

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.
  • Must complete DHS 250-2 Application Form.? Supervisory signature is required.? Please see "Required Documents" section for form.


Qualifications required:
  • Experience in curriculum development to update existing trainings and build new trainings of varying lengths for varying audiences.
  • Ability to complete work products quickly and with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Skilled in concepts, practices, standards, and technologies to produce highly effective training.
  • Skilled in the use of a wide range of various systems applications, software programs, and technical programs to produce finished training products in various formats.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, soliciting input from a range of DHS and CCHT personnel, and as part of a team.

  • Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
    It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

    Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).